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Potato 'All blue'  

Solanum tuberosum

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'All blue' is a Potato variety in the Solanum genus with a scientific name of Solanum tuberosum. 'All blue' is considered a heirloom cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Blue-violet. A perennial, All blue is known for growing to a height of approximately 3.90 feet (that's 1.20 metres in metric) with a vine-like habit. This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

Chile is believed to be where All blue originates from.

All blue Potato is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about All blue have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow All blue

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that All blue is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Ideally plant in loamy and clay soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.0 and 6.0 as All blue likes to be in moderately acidic soil to weakly acidic soil.

Growing All blue from seed

Potatoes are generally grown from the eyes of another potato and not from seed.

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 5.85 inches (15.0 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing All blue about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting All blue

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as All blue is a tender plant.

Harvesting All blue

Potato All blue Etymology

The English word potato comes from Spanish patata.

Other Names for Potato 'All blue'

Blue russian, Russian blue potato

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